Search for dissertations about: "Drug-related problems"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 30 swedish dissertations containing the words Drug-related problems.

  1. 1. Drug-related problems. Identification, characteristics and pharmacy interventions

    Author : Tommy Westerlund; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Drug-related problems; counseling; dyspepsia; IT-based documentation; OTC; pharmaceutical care; pharmacy interventions; pharmacy practice; referrals; self-medication; Sweden;

    Abstract : Introduction: Drug-related morbidity and mortality represent a major problem to patients, public health and society. Hence, there is a need to do more research in patients' medication practices and to find ways to improve the use of drugs. READ MORE

  2. 2. Drug-related problems in the elderly - Interventions to improve the quality of pharmacotherapy

    Author : Patrik Midlöv; Allmänmedicin och samhällsmedicin; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; medicinsk utbildning; medical training; Allmän medicinsk utövning; elderly; General practice; transfer of information; educational outreach visits; medication errors; drug-related problems;

    Abstract : Introduction: Elderly people, in particular those residing in nursing homes, often use many drugs. In general elderly patients are at greater risk of experiencing drug-related problems (DRP), as they have multiple diseases, are using many drugs and have changed physiological status. READ MORE

  3. 3. Drug-related problems : nurses' role and responsibility

    Author : Monica Bergqvist; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
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    Abstract : Drug-related problems (DRPs) are common and can cause serious adverse effects, even death. The elderly are an exposed group having a higher prevalence of DRPs. As nurses are involved in all steps of the medication process they are particularly well positioned to detect, prevent and alert for DRPs. READ MORE

  4. 4. Effects of Clinical Pharmacists' Interventions : on Drug-Related Hospitalisation and Appropriateness of Prescribing in Elderly Patients

    Author : Ulrika Gillespie; Margareta Hammarlund-Udenaes; Claes Mörlin; Håkan Melhus; Steven Kayser; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Drug-related problems; medication review; appropriateness of prescribing; quality of prescribing; hospitalisation; pharmacist; clinical pharmacy; inter-professional relationships; collaboration; medication error; medication reconciliation; multidose-dispensed medications; prescription errors; transition of care; Pharmaceutical Science; Farmaceutisk vetenskap;

    Abstract : The overall aim of this thesis was to evaluate clinical pharmacist interventions with the focus on methods aiming to improve the quality of drug therapy and increase patient safety. Adverse drug events caused by medication errors, suboptimal dosages and inappropriate prescribing are common causes of drug-related morbidity and mortality. READ MORE

  5. 5. Optimizing drug therapy among people with dementia : the role of clinical pharmacists

    Author : Maria Gustafsson; Hugo Lövheim; Maria Sjölander; Jörn Schneede; Stig Karlsson; Håkan Melhus; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Psychotropic drugs; potentially inappropriate drugs; drug-related problems; old people; dementia; nursing homes; drug-related hospitalizations; medication reviews; clinical pharmacists; geriatrik; Geriatrics;

    Abstract : Background: Drugs are one of the cornerstones in the management of many diseases. In general, drugs are used for diagnosis, prevention, mitigation of symptoms, and, sometimes, to cure disease. However, drug treatment in elderly people, especially those with dementia and cognitive impairments, may involve significant risk of adverse drug events. READ MORE